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post #2 of Old 10-06-2011
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If there's no danger of it causing damage to the hull, let it swing... it should simply 'follow the flow' At sea it would be difficult to do anything with it in any event.

Last thing you want, though, is for it to jam hard to one side or the other... could be a tough situation.

Ron

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